Commission on the Status of Women


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the commission of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations that is concerned with the status of women in different societies

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Through this Act Government shall constitute a Commission to be known as the Sindh Commission on the Status of Women (SPCSW).
The 59 Session of the Commission on the Status of Women will be held at UN Headquarters in New York from 9 to 20 March 2015.
Another high-level parliamentarian delegation, headed by the Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, Samiya Ahmed Mohamed, is also taking part at the 58th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women which will last till March 21.
Paula Petrotta, executive director of the city's Commission on the Status of Women, said the liaison to the task force is among the three positions in her department slated for elimination.
National Commission on the Status of Women and Shirkat Gah-organised the national consultation to highlight the key features of the Sindh law and discuss the need and status of Legislation on Domestic Violence across Pakistan.
The fifty-seventh session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from March 4 to 15.
The New Hampshire Commission on the Status of Women has released, "How to Get Appointed to State Boards and Commissions: A Five Part Guide," a publication that provides information about the nomination and appointment process to more than 200 state regulatory and advisory bodies.
The 48th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), part of the UN Social and Economic Council, meeting from March 1 to 12, concluded with two statements urging women's equal participation in conflict prevention and recognizing that the participation of men and boys is essential in achieving gender equality.
A proposal to consolidate the separate paid support staff for the following commissions is currently going through public hearings: Commission on Aging; the Human Relations Commission; the Children, Youth and Their Families Commission; the Commission on the Status of Women.
A capacity crowd at the Briefings on the Status of Human Rights for Women Around the World (held at the United Nations on October 8, 2002, sponsored by the LWVNYS and the LWVNYC) heard Jane Connors, Chief of Women's Rights, UN Division on the Advancement of Women, explain how the UN Commission on the Status of Women monitors compliance by countries which have ratified CEDAW (Convention for the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women).
Patricia Licuanan, Philippines: President, Miriam College, Manila, Philippines; Former Chair, UN Commission on the Status of Women.
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